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Timber Cladding Guide: Best Wood Species, Profiles, Types, Benefits & Other Tips

Contemplating your next exterior cladding project? This is your handy guide to all the cladding basics — profiles, styles, the best types of wood and tips for installation and care. At Duffield Timber, we’ve got over 60 years’ experience when it comes to timber and timber products!

Oak & Pine Compared: Differences, Uses & Benefits

When it comes to the home, oak and pine are two of the most popular and commonly-used types of timber.

Best Types of Timber for Decking: Decking Guide, 2020 Trends & Tips

Let's talk through the best timber species, tips for installing timber decking, how to protect and maintain it, and a few other helpful hints and tips.

Cedar or Larch Fencing? Plus Design Ideas & Inspiration!

If you’re looking to create that ideal enclosed space or define your property, these two often come top of the list. Their physical, technical and aesthetic attributes lend themselves perfectly to the job.

Best Types of Timber for Furniture: Six Woods You Should Choose for Interior DIY Projects

Are you looking to try your hand at an interior DIY furniture project? Creating your own chair, table, shelf, drawer, cabinet, desk or bed frame? You’ll probably be interested in learning which wood is going to be best for your project.

On-trend Timber: Oak-framed Porch Extensions - Benefits, Types, Treatment & Maintenance

Oak-framed porch extensions have boomed in popularity and are on-trend for 2019 and beyond. With a practical element, their natural elegance lends them towards many houses - and did you know that they can also add value to your property?

Biomass Wood Pellets FAQ: Everything You Need To Know

As the largest stockist of wood pellets in the North East, here’s our go-to guide - almost everything you’ll need to know about wood pellets to prepare for the winter, and where to get them!

Benefits of Choosing Timber Framed Buildings

Every year, thousands of builders opt for timber-framed structures over the standard brick and block. The number of timber framed buildings is increasing, and this is due to a number of factors:

A Handy Guide To Cladding – A Natural and Attractive Insulator

Timber cladding provides designers and architects with a unique combination of practical, aesthetic and also environmental advantages.

Get Decked Out For Summer

If you are interested in building a new deck extension to your home, we would recommend timber decking. The wonderful thing about timber is that (as long as looking great) it can increase the value of your home.